Current Research

Working Papers

“Optimal Allocations to Heterogeneous Agents with an Application to Stimulus Checks,” December 2021, Revised and Resubmitted, Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, Vegard M. Nygaard, Bent E. Sørensen, and Fan Wang, Subsumes and Replaces Wang (2020) and Nygaard, Sørensen, and Wang (2020)


“Women’s Labor Force Participation and the Distribution of the Gender Wage Gap,” December 2021, Revise and Resubmit, Journal of Political Economy, Sonia R. Bhalotra, Manuel Fernandez, and Fan Wang


Research in Progress

“Breathing inequality: Pollution Exposure Burden Among Sociodemographic Groups,” January 2022, Emily Hannum, Xiuqi Yang, Fan Wang, Jere Behrman

“Distinguishing Constraints on Savings and Their Impact on Inequality,” June 2021, Gautham Udupa and Fan Wang

“A Choice Amongst Many: Household Borrowing in a Setting with Multiple Providers,” February 2019, Robert M. Townsend, and Fan Wang

“Height Growth Paths and Optimal Nutritional Subsidies,” February 2019, Jere R. Behrman, Flavio Cunha, Esteban Puentes, and Fan Wang

“Investments in the Human Capital of Children in Village Economies,” June 2017, Flavio Cunha, Robert M. Townsend, and Fan Wang

“Catch-up effects in Health Outcomes-Linear and Quantile Regression Estimates from Four Countries,” May 2017, with Jere R. Behrman, Andreas Georgiadis, Subha Mani, and Fan Wang